Credit to the Ornithological Society of New Zealand Checklist of Recogised Bird Names. OSNZRBN Updated March 15, 2013
Dinornithiformes  (moas) (extinct)
Apterygiformes  ( kiwi) (endemic) 
Apterygidae 
Apteryx australis mantelli.North Island Brown
Apteryx australis australis.Haast Tokoeka, South Island Brown
Apteryx australis lawryi.Southern Tokoeka, Stewart Island Brown
Apteryx rowi.Okarito Brown, Rowi
Apteryx owenii.Little Spotted
Apteryx haastii.Great Spotted
 
Podicipediformes   (grebes) 
Podicipedidae 
Podiceps cristatus australis.Australasian crested grebe
Poliocephalus rufopectus.New Zealand dabchick (endemic)
Poliocephalus poliocephalus.Hoary-headed grebe
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae.Australasian little grebe
 
Procellariiformes   (albatrosses, fulmurs, petrels)
Diomedeidae: (albatrosses) 
Diomedea exulans.Toroa, Wandering albatross
Diomedea epomophora epomophora.Toroa, Southern Royal albatross (endemic)
Diomedea epomophora sanfordi.Toroa, Northern Royal albatross (endemic)
Diomedea melanophrys melanophrys.Black-browed mollymawk
Diomedea melanophrys impavida.Black-browed mollymawk (endemic)
Diomedea cauta cauta.Shy mollymawk
Diomedea cauta steadi.Shy mollymawk(endemic)
Diomedea cauta salvini.Shy mollymawk
Diomedea cauta eremita.Shy mollymawk(endemic)
Diomedea chrysostoma.Grey-headed mollymawk
Diomedea chlororhynchos carteri.Yellow-nosed mollymawk
Diomedea bulleri bulleri.Southern Buller’s mollymawk(endemic)
Diomedea bulleri platei.Northern Buller’s mollymawk(endemic)
Phoebetria fusca.Sooty albatross
Phoebetria palpebrata.Light-mantled sooty alabatross
Procellariidae 
Puffinis creatopus.Pink-footed shearwater
Puffinus carneipus.Toanui, Flesh-footed shearwater
Puffinus pacificus.Wedge-tailed shearwater
Puffinus bulleri.Buller’s shearwater (endemic)
Puffinus griseus.Titi, sooty shearwater, muttonbird
Puffinus tenuirostris.Short-tailed shearwater
Puffinus gavia.Pakaha, Fluttering shearwater (endemic)
Puffinus huttoni.Hutton’s shearwater (endemic)
Puffinus assimilis.Little shearwater
Pelecanoididae 
Pelecanoides urinatrix.Common diving petrel
Pelecanoides georgicus.South Georgia diving petrel
Procelleria
Procellaria cinerea.Grey petrel
Procellaria parkinsoni.Taiko, Black petrel (endemic)
Procelleria westlandica.Westland petrel (endemic)
Procellaria aequinoctialis.White-chinned petrel
Fulmarinae
Lugensa brevirostris.Kerguelen petrel
Pagodroma nivea.Snow petrel
Daption capense.Cape pigeon
Thalassoica antarctica.Antarctic petrel
Fulmarus glacialoides.Antartic fulmar
Macronectes giganteus.Pangurunguru, Southern giant petrel
Macronectes halli.Pangurunguru, Northern giant petrel
Pachyptila turtur.Titi Wainui, Fairy prion
Pachyptila crassirostris.Fulmar prion
Pachyptila belcheri.Thin-billed prion
Pachyptila desolata.Whiroia, Antarctic prion
Pachyptila salvini.Salvin's prion
Pachyptila vittata.Parara, Broad-billed prion
Halobaena caerulea.Blue petrel
Pterodroma longirostris.Stejneger’s petrel
Pterodroma pycrofti.Pycroft’s petrel (endemic)
Pterodroma cookii.Cook’s petrel (endemic)
Pterodroma nigripennis.Black-winged petrel
Pterodroma axillaris.Chatham petrel (endemic)
Pterodroma inexpectata.Korure, Mottled petrel (endemic)
Pterodroma cervicalis.White-naped petrel
Pterodroma neglecta.Kermadec petrel
Pterodroma solandri.Providence petrel
Pterodroma macroptera.Oi, Grey-faced petrel, northern muttonbird
Pterodroma magentae.Taiko, Magenta petrel (endemic)
Pterodroma lessonii.White-headed petrel
Pterodroma mollis.Soft-plumaged petrel
Hydrobatidae(Oceanitidae) 
Oceanites oceanicus.Wilson's storm petrel
Oceanites nereis.Grey-backed storm petrel
Pelagodroma marina.Takahikare-moana, White-faced storm petrel
Fregetta Tropica.Black-bellied storm petrel
Oceanites maorianus.New Zealand storm petrel
Sphenisciformes   (penguins) 
Spheniscidae 
Aptenodytes forsteri.Emperor penguin
Aptenodytes patagonicus.King penguin
Megadyptes antipodes.Hoiho, Yellow-eyed penguin (endemic)
Pygoscelis papua.Gentoo penguin
Pygoscelis adelie.Adelie penguin
Pygoscelis antarticaChinstrap penguin
Eudyptula minor.Korora, Little blue penguin
Eudyptes chrysocome.Rockhopper
Eudyptes chrysolophus.Macaroni penguin
Eudyptes pachyrhynchus.Tawaki, Fiordland crested penguin (endemic)
Eudyptes robustus.Snares crested penguin (endemic)
Eudyptes sclateri.Erect-crested penguin (endemic)
 
Pelecaniformes   (cormorants, pelicans)
Phaethontidae 
Phaethon rubricauda.Red-tailed tropicbird
Phaethon lepturus.White-tailed tropicbird
Pelecanidae 
Pelicanus conspicillatus.Australian pelican
Sulidae 
Morus serrator.Takapu, Australasian gannet
Sula dactylatra.Masked booby
Phalacrocoracidae 
Phalacrocorax carbo.Kawau, Great black shag
Phalacrocorax varius.Karuhiruhi, Pied Shag
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris.Little Black Shag
Phalacrocorax melanoleucos brevirostris.Kawaupaka, Little Pied Shag(endemic)
Leucocarbo carunculatus.King Shag(endemic)
Leucocarbo chalconotus.Stewart Island Shag(endemic)
Leucocarbo onslowi.Chatham Island Shag(endemic)
Leucocarbo ranfurlyi.Bounty Island Shag (endemic)
Leucocarbo colensoi.Auckland Island Shag (endemic)
Leucocarbo campbelli.Campbell Island Shag (endemic)
Stictocarbo punctatus.Parekareka, Spotted Shag (endemic)
Stictocarbo featherstoni.Pitt Island Shag (endemic)
 
Ciconiiformes   (flamingoes,herons, storks)
Ardeidae 
Ardea novaehollandiae.White-faced heron
Egretta alba.Kotuku, Great white heron
Egretta garzetta.Little egret
Egretta sacra.Matuku Moana, Reef heron
Bubulcus ibis.Cattle egret
Nycticorax caledonicus.Nankeen night heron
Botaurus poiciloptilus.Matuku, Australasian Bittern
Ixobrychus minutus.Little bittern
Threskiornithidae(plataleidae) 
Plegadis falcinellus.Glossy ibis
Threskiornis molucca.Australian white ibis
Platalea regia.Kotuku-ngatupapa, Royal spoonbill
 
Anseriformes   (ducks,geese, swans)
Anatidae 
Cygnus olor.Mute swan
Cygnus atratus.Black swan
Branta canadensis.Canada goose
Anser anser.Grelag goose
Tadorna variegata.Putangitangi, Paradise shelduck (endemic)
Tadorna tadornoides.Australian shelduck
Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos.Whio, Blue duck (endemic)
Anas platyrhynchos.Mallard
Anas gracilis.Grey teal
Anas castanea.Chestnut teal
Anas aucklandica chlorotis.Pateke, Brown teal (endemic)
Anas aucklandica nesiotis.Campbell Island teal (endemic)
Anas aucklandica aucklandica.Auckland Island teal (endemic)
Anas rhynchotis.Australasian shoveler
Anas superciliosa.Grey duck
Aythya australis.White-eyed duck
Aythya novaeseelandiae.New Zealand scaup (endemic)
Mergus australis.Auckland Island merganser(extinct endemic)
 
Falconiformes   (hawks,vultures)
Accipitridae 
Circus approximans.Kahu, Australasian harrier
Falconidae 
Falco novaeseelandiae.Karearea, New Zealand falcon (endemic)
Falco cenchroides.Nankeen kestrel
 
Galliformes   (domesticfowl, game birds)
Phasianidae 
Coturnix novaezelandiae.Koreke, New Zealand quail (extinct endemic)
Callipepla californica.California quail
Colinus virginianus.Bobwhite quail
Alectoris Rufa.Red-legged partridge
Alectoris chukar.Chukor
Perdix perdix.Grey partridge
Synoicus ypsilophorus.Brown quail
Phasianus colchicus.Pheasant
Pavo cristatus.Peafowl
Meleagris gallopavo.Turkey
Numida meleagris.Tufted guineafowl
 
Gruiformes (Ralliformes)  (cranes, hemipodes, gallinules)
Rallidae 
Rallus philippensis.Banded rail
Rallus pectoralis.Auckland Island rail (endemic)
Gallirallus australis.Weka (endemic)
Porzana tabuensis.Puweto, Spotless crake
Porzana pusilla assimilis.Koitareke, Marsh crake (endemic)
Porphyrio porphyrio.Pukeko, purple gallinule, purple swamphen
Porphyrio mantelli.Takahe (endemic)
Fulica atra.Australian coot
 
Charadriiformes   (gulls, shore birds)
Haematopodidae 
Haematopus ostralegus.Torea, South Island pied oystercatcher
Haematopus unicolor.Torea-pango, Variable oystercatcher (endemic)
Haematopus chathamenis.Chatham Island oystercatcher (endemic)
Recurvirostridae 
Himantopus himantopus.Poaka, Pied stilt
Himantopus novaezelandiae.Kaki, Black stilt (endemic)
Charadriidae 
Charadrius obscurus.Tuturiwhatu, New Zealand dotterel (endemic)
Charadrius bicinctus.Banded dotterel (endemic)
Charadrius melanops.Black-fronted dotterel
Charadrius leschenaultii.Large sand dotterel
Charadrius mongolus.Mongolian dotterel
Thinornis novaeseelandiae.Shore plover (endemic)
Anarchynchus frontalis.Wrybill (endemic)
Pluvialis fulva.Pacific golden plover
Pluvialis squatarola.Grey plover
Vanellus miles.Masked lapwing, spur-winged plover
Arenariinae 
Arenaria interpres.Turnstone
Scolopacidae 
Coenocorypha aucklandica.Hakawai, New Zealand snipe (endemic)
Coenocorypha pusilla.Chatham Island snipe (endemic)
Calidrinae 
Calidris canutus.Huahou, Red knot
Calidris tenuirostris.Great knot
Calidris alba.Sanderling
Calidris ferruginea.Curlew sandpiper
Calidris acuminata.Sharp-tailed sandpiper
Calidris melanotos.Pectoral sandpiper
Calidris ruficollis.Red-necked stint
Tringinae 
Numenius madagascariensis.Eastern curlew
Numenius phaeopus.Whimbrel
Numenius minutus.Little whimbrel
Limosa lapponica.Kuaka, Bar-tailed godwit
Limosa limosa.Black-tailed godwit
Limosa haemastica.Hudsonian godwit
Tringa incana.Wandering tattler
Tringa terek.Terek sandpiper
Stercorariidae 
Catharacta skua.Brown skua
Catharacta maccormicki.South polar skua
Stercorarius parasiticus.Arctic skua
Stercorarius pomarinus.Pomarine skua
Laridae 
Larus dominicanus.Black-backed gull
Larus novaehollandiae.Red-billed gull
Larus bulleri.Black-billed gull (endemic)
Chlidonias leucopterus.White-winged black tern
Sterna albostriata.Tarapiroe, Black-fronted tern (endemic)
Sterna Caspia.Taranui, Caspian tern
Sterna Striata.Tara, White-fronted tern
Sterna fuscata.Sooty tern
Sterna vittata.Antarctic tern
Sterna nereis davisae.Tara-iti, Fairy tern (endemic)
Sterna albifrons.Little tern
Sterna paradisaea.Arctic tern
Procelsterna cerulea.Grey ternlet
Gygis alba.White tern
 
Columbiformes   (doves, pigeons)
Columbidae 
Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae. Kereru, New Zealand pigeon (endemic)
Columba livia. Rock pigeon
Streptopelia roseogrisea. Barbary dove
Streptopelia chinensis. Malay spotted dove
 
Psittaciformes   (parrots)
Cacatuidae 
Cacatua galerita.Sulphur-crested cockatoo
Cacatua roseicapilla.Galah
Psittacidae 
Strigops habroptilus.Kakapo, Owl parrot (endemic)
Nestor meridionalis.Kaka, (endemic)
Nestor notabilis.Kea, Mountain parrot (endemic)
Platycercus eximus.Eastern rosella
Cyanoramphus unicolor. (endemic)Antipodes Island parakeet (endemic)
Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae.Kakariki, Red-crowned parakeet (endemic)
Cyanoramphus auriceps.Kakariki, Yellow-crowned parakeet (endemic)
Cyanoramphus malherbi.Kakariki, Orange-fronted parakeet (endemic)
 
Cuculiformes   (cuckoos)
Cuculidae 
Chrysococcyx lucidas.Pipiwharauroa, Shining cuckoo
Eudynamys taitensis.Koekoea, Long-tailed cuckoo (endemic)
 
Strigiformes   (owls)
Strigidae 
Ninox novaeseelandiae.Ruru, Morepork
Sceloglaux albifacies.Whekau, Laughing Owl (extinct)
Athene noctua.Little or German owl
 
Coraciiformes   (kingfishers)
Alcedinidae 
Dacelo novaeguineae.Laughing kookaburra
Halcyon sancta.Kotare, Kingfisher
 
Passeriformes   (passerines, perching birds)
Xeniciddae (Acanthisittidae) 
Acanthisitta chloris.Titipounamu, Rifleman (endemic)
Xenicus longipes.Matuhi, Bush wren (extinct endemic)
Xenicus gilviventris.Rock wren (endemic)
Acanthizidae 
Gerygone igata.Riroriro, Grey warbler (endemic)
Gerygone albofrontata.Chatham Island warbler (endemic)
Alaudidae 
Alauda arvenis.Skylark
Callaeidae 
Callaeas cinerea.Kokako  (endemic)
Philesturnus carunculatus.Tieke, Saddleback (endemic)
Heteralocha acutirostris.Huia  (extinct endemic)
Corvidae 
Corvus frugilegus.Rook
Cracticidae 
Gymnorhina tibicen.Australian magpie
Emberizidae 
Emberiza citrinella.Yellowhammer
Emberiza circlus.Cirl bunting
Eopsaltriidae 
Petroica macrocephala.Miromiro, Tomtit (endemic)
Petroica australis.Toutouwai, New Zealand robin (endemic)
Petroica traversi.Black robin   (endemic)
Fringillidae 
Fringilla coelebs.Chaffinch
Carduelis chloris.Greenfinch
Cardulelis carduelis.Goldfinch
Carduelis flammea.Redpoll
Hirundinidae 
Hirundo tahitica.Welcome swallow
Hirundo nigricans 
Hirundo ariel 
Meliphagidae 
Notiomystis cincta.Hihi, Stitchbird (endemic)
Anthornis melanura.Korimako, Bellbird (endemic)
Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae.Tui  (endemic)
Monarchidae 
Rhipidura fuliginosa.Piwakawaka, Fantail
Motacillidae 
Anthus novaeseelandiae.Pihoihoi, New Zealand pipit
Muscicapidae 
Turdus merula.Blackbird
Turdus philomelos.Song thrush
Pachycephalidae 
Mohoua albicilla.Popokatea, Whitehead (endemic)
Mohoua ochrocephala.Mohua, Yellowhead
Mohoua novaeseelandiae.Pipipi, Brown creeper(endemic)
Paradisaeidae 
Turnagra capensis.New Zealand thrush  (extinct endemic)
Ploceidae 
Passer domesticus.House sparrow
Prunellidae 
Prunella modularis.Dunnock
Sturnidae 
Sturnis vulgaris.Starling
Acridotheres tristis.Myna
Sylviidae 
Bowdleria punctata.Matata, Fernbird (endemic)
Zosteropidae 
Zosterops lateralis.Tauhou, White-eye
 
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